Events for Saturday 19th May 2012


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This Day's Events

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SPRING EVENING AIRSHOW

Starts: Sat 19th May
Ends: Sat 19th May
Price: Adults £15.00 Children FREE
Tel: +44 (0)1767 627927
Website: http://www.shuttleworth.org/tickets/event-details.asp?ID=141

Shuttleworth (Old Warden) Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP

Airshow in Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

Gates open 10am flying starts 5.30pm

Provisional display content will be posted nearer the time, please see website for details.



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BUNKER BASH 2012

Starts: Sat 19th May
Ends: Sun 20th May
Price: Adult £8.00, Child £4.00, Family £22.00
Tel: 07971052195
Email: bunkerbash@hotmail.co.uk
Website: http://www.bunkerbash.co.uk/

Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker, CM15 0LA

Living History & Military Vehicle Show in

The Bunker Bashis a Living History and Military Vehicle Show over 17 Acres! Woodland War Walks, Trenches, Military Vehicles, Classic and emergency Vehicles, Militaria Stalls, on-site catering & beer tent. Regular arena events - and the occasional skirmish, covers every period from WW1 ro present.


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Murder Mystery at the National Museum of the Royal Navy

Starts: Sat 19th May
Ends: Sat 19th May
Price: £45pp includes meal and drinks.
Tel: 02392 72522
Email: events@nmrn.org.uk
Website: http://www.historicdockyard.co.uk/events/event1008.php

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard , Portsmouth PO1 3LJ

Murder Mystery Night in Portsmouth

Saturday 19th May

7.30pm - 10.30pm

As part of the national event - Museums at Night

Join the secret code breakers in wartime Britain and use your detective skills to unmask the spy.
Enjoy a three course meal whilst actors from Katchakilla murder mystery provide an evening of entertainment, drama and suspense.
Fancy dress optional.

Booking essential. Event will last approx. 3 hours. Tickets £45pp, includes meal and drinks. Please call 02392 72522 or email: events@nmrn.org.uk


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The Battle for the Falklands

Starts: Sat 19th May
Ends: Sun 20th May
Price: Adults £7.50 Child/Oap £6.00 Family
Tel: 07436 007469
Email: staviation@msn.com
Website: http://www.fscweston.co.uk

The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare BS22 8PP

Falklands celebration in Weston-super-Mare

Live open air re-enactment, also test your flying skills on over 40 different flight simulators inside the museum and watch the large screen virtual displays.

View the Jeeps, Trucks and Armored Assault Vehicles from the Falklands Conflict and visit the living history encampment, complete with wartime re-enactment society.

Meet the real life heroes of the 1982 conflict in our 'Veterans Lounge' , Book and Artwork signings will be taking place

Helicopter Flights will be taking place on Sunday the 20th
View the Falklands Art Exhibition by West Country Artist, Rachael Lomas






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